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California Caverns

9 mi east of San Andreas on Mountain Ranch Rd., Angels Camp, CA
+1 209-736-2708
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Fascinating Tour

Staff is really nice. These guys do a great job, with lots of history, geology, and local... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
zimagrrl
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Folsom, California
Great For 1st time cavern visit

Beware! The last mile of the road is narrow. I was driving a 31' C class motor home. I had to pass... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Charla G
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18 Apr 2017
“Fascinating Tour”
6 Dec 2016
“Great For 1st time cavern visit ”
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9 mi east of San Andreas on Mountain Ranch Rd., Angels Camp, CA
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Staff is really nice. These guys do a great job, with lots of history, geology, and local knowledge. Beautiful caverns, and you can choose the level of difficulty. Nice big gift shop with cool stuff. We were out of season so we went to Murphy's...More

Thank zimagrrl
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Beware! The last mile of the road is narrow. I was driving a 31' C class motor home. I had to pass a car on the way out and was holding my breath! Once down there is a large parking area and no problems turning...More

Thank Charla G
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We chose this cave because it was advertised as the easiest to get around in, even as an octogenarian. We learned that it was used by the miners as a place to live during the "Gold Rush". There are many large rooms that met this...More

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I have been working in caves for fun and as a professional national park naturalist and cave geologist... California Caverns is a gem. Located 32 miles from Angles camp 9 miles off 49 it is in the rural epicenter of the real mother lode. The...More

9  Thank hawaiidan
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Through the big trees. The closest trail is easy, but the signage is terrible directing where to go.

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

OMG This was such an amazing first time adventure for both my husband and I! Can't wait to take my family so they can experience this amazing beautiful place.

Thank jodygalvan12
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My husband and I got a private tour of this cavern, since we were lucky enough to be the only people at the property at the time. The power within the cavern was off due to the Butte Fire occurred the month before we were...More

Thank GaeaTraveller
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The visitor center is very nice, clean restrooms, friendly people to help you. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and always informing you of cautions because this is a natural formed cave so you do have to be careful. Restrictions, no backpacks, no purses, no...More

3  Thank Dave L
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This was an excellent choice for first timers and for anyone who did not want to do a lot of steps. They do offer more extensive and difficult tours for those interested; however, reservations are needed for those. In my opinion all caverns are beautiful...More

1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 4 January 2016

It was our first visit to a cavern. We only took the shortest (1-hour) trip. It was a little damp so we were glat that we wore good tracking shoes. The electricity was out due to a fire a few months ago so we were...More

3  Thank StellaKCnFamily
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JWinPinole
Is the tour OK for people that aren't highly mobile but can walk modest inclines and climb a few stairs at a time?
18 April 2015|
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Response from PAULABeachBikeCruise | Reviewed this property |
Not really. You have to slither through some low places and skinny cracks sometimes. And there were were some wet slippery spots.
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